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Garbage Truck Driver Salary

$45,083 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,100

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Garbage Truck Driver is $45,083 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Garbage Truck Driver is between $33,435 and $54,808. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Garbage Truck Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Drives packer-type truck, dump truck, or truck equipped with hydraulic lifting device to collect garbage and trash.
  • Picks up refuse at designated locations.
  • Transports load to disposal area.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
Garbage Truck Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Job family population: 118,520

Estimated population of Garbage Truck Driver jobs: 4,123

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,264
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Garbage Truck Driver Job Listings for United States

Local CDL A Truck Driver - Home Daily
Dec 5
Richland, WA, USA
BBSI
Looking for local Truck Driver with CDL 'A' to haul logs and garbage. Job duties include all aspects of delivery and pick up of products in a prompt and safe manner while following DOT regulation
CDL Driver Local
Nov 13
Keithville, LA, USA
Bayou Belle Waste
We are looking for a safety conscious CDL Driver to join our team at our hauling center in Keithville, LA DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified ...
CDL Driver
Dec 2
Houma, LA, USA
Pelican Waste & Debris
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to ... Valid Class A or B CDL. · Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High ...
CDL Driver - Residential
Oct 13
Davis Junction, Illinois, USA
Advanced Disposal
Dismount truck to collect garbage and remount the truck to ride to next collection * Communicate ... Driver must pass DOT physical and drug screen * Driver must meet Motor Vehicle Records standards ...
Portable Toilet Driver
Sep 30
St. Helens, United States
Waste Connections, Inc
Helens, Oregon Job Description Husdons Garbage located in St. Helens, OR is looking to hire a Portable Toilet Driver. Our Portable toilet Truck Driver will be responsible for driving a truck on ...

The average pay for a Garbage Truck Driver is $45,083 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Garbage Truck Driver is between $33,435 and $54,808. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Garbage Truck Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Local CDL A Truck Driver - Home Daily
Dec 5
Richland, WA, USA
BBSI
Looking for local Truck Driver with CDL 'A' to haul logs and garbage. Job duties include all aspects of delivery and pick up of products in a prompt and safe manner while following DOT regulation
CDL Driver Local
Nov 13
Keithville, LA, USA
Bayou Belle Waste
We are looking for a safety conscious CDL Driver to join our team at our hauling center in Keithville, LA DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified ...
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